Artist Details

Gotye

Gotye (pronounced "go-ti-yay" or "Gauthier") is the alias of Australian electronic pop trickster Wally de Backer. Born in Belgium and raised in Melbourne, de Backer began making music in his bedroom as a teen, and for several years fronted the rock band Downstares. After the group dissolved, he gravitated toward cut-and-paste electronic music, and in 2003 issued the first Gotye album, Boardface. Like Drawing Blood followed two years later, notching the cult hit "Learnalilgivinanlovin" and earning J Award consideration from the influential Aussie radio station Triple J. De Backer concurrently served in the Melbourne pop trio the Basics. In 2011 Gotye released Making Mirrors, featuring a duet with vocalist Kimbra, "Somebody That I Used to Know." The song became a global hit in 2012, charting in Billboard's Hot 100 and Rock Songs charts.
Jason Ankeny, Rovi

More Gotye

Discography

Recently Played

  1. 11/29/2014 8:50:06 PMSomebody That I Used to Know
  2. 11/28/2014 12:50:45 AMSomebody That I Used to Know
  3. 11/24/2014 10:42:17 AMSomebody That I Used to Know
  4. 11/21/2014 11:41:33 PMSomebody That I Used to Know
  5. 11/20/2014 7:06:51 AMSomebody That I Used to Know
  6. 11/18/2014 9:36:45 AMSomebody That I Used to Know
  7. 11/14/2014 9:19:42 PMSomebody That I Used to Know
  8. 11/12/2014 7:24:45 PMSomebody That I Used to Know